Day 2 – Museum visits

Follow me Saturday I went to Christiansburg to the Montgomery Museum.  This collection was all about “A Pieced History: Quilts of Montgomery County. Twenty locally made historical quilts”. And here are the quilts: I leave for Houston on Wednesday – early morning flight which means I have to be up at 4am – yuk!!  I arrive […]

Museum visits in Virginia

Follow me Jen sent me an email detailing a few quilt museums and their exhibits open this year.  There were 3 in Virginia.  I visited the one in Harrisonburg last weekend and which I blogged previously. So this weekend the sun was out, the weather was beautiful and I was free so it was time […]

One more post before I leave

Follow me Yes…. my bags are packed and ready.  I leave on Wednesday 17th for Charlottesville – can’t wait.  I’m hoping to have lots of time  to blog.  I will continue working at my day job and hope to travel over the weekends.  I will also be in Houston – so if any of you […]

What have I been up to?

Follow me This is a photo-heavy post – lots of photos of my newest quilt.  Well….I’m taking a break from designing.   I had to complete a LOT of quilts for a new project and my brain hurts…..so I’ve decided the only way to relax my brain was to do some machine piecing.  And you know […]

Retreat and more…………

Follow me I’ve just been back from my annual retreat with my quilting buds.  Its ALWAYS fun to catch up with friends and of course there’s nothing better than spending a whole weekend sitting, sewing, eating, talking, laughing, eating some more, sorting out quilting problems, each others problems and world problems…….   Our sewing room […]

Launch Day

Follow me Two new quilt patterns were launched on Saturday 7 June 2014 at Patch n Quilt in Gisborne. Mary Kelly went all out and set out a gorgeous display of my two new quilts as well as some of my other quilts – so it was a sort-of Irene mini exhibition. That and  the yummy […]